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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 10:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Stick to writing love songs boys - because your 'political ranting' is embarrassing!

IMO the worst 'Queen' song ever.

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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 10:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think Say It's Not True is a close contender... ;)

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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 10:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"Body Language" wins that race I'm afraid.

Whatever "The Call" lacked in its studio version it completely made up for it live!

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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 10:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It's certainly the worst Brian song ever. Live or not I find it cringe worthy.

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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 10:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Call is even worse than Delilah. Say it's Not True is beautiful.

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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 10:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

double post. sorry.


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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 10:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

it's become embarrassing to say, but i like it a lot.


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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 10:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Call is one of the best songs written by Brian

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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 10:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Live version is pretty good (or at least the first minute is). It's definitely better than Body Language, Delilah and similar crap.



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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 11:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

PieterMC wrote:

It's certainly the worst Brian song ever. Live or not I find it cringe worthy.


I think "Dancer" is much worse.

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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 11:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No, I would think one of the songs they didn't release was far worse.

And Bohemian Rhapsody.

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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 11:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Nothing wrong with The Call!

Brian wrote songs that are far far FAR worse. Luckily he kept most of them for Another World.

Queensongs that are worse?
The full Flash Gordon album, Radio Ga Ga, I'm Going Slightly Mad, Tear it Up...


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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 12:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Jeroen wrote:

Radio Ga Ga, I'm Going Slightly Mad, Tear it Up...


oh no, you can't say that, come on ...

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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 12:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Jeroen wrote:

Nothing wrong with The Call!

Brian wrote songs that are far far FAR worse. Luckily he kept most of them for Another World.

Queensongs that are worse?
The full Flash Gordon album, Radio Ga Ga, I'm Going Slightly Mad, Tear it Up...


All masterpieces compared to The Call.

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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 12:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

our tastes differ so greatly that i sometimes wonder whether the phrase "Queen fan" means anything at all


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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 12:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I honestly feel embarrassed for them when I hear the The Call. Sure the sentiment is nice but it does not work for me. It sounds like Brian's soapbox put to music. Perhaps there are outtakes where he sings about hedgehogs and parasite fans.

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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 12:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

PieterMC wrote:

Perhaps there are outtakes where he sings about hedgehogs and parasite fans.


LOL

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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 13:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Not a QUEEN song.

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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 14:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Never heard it.

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Posted: 11 Sep 07, 15:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Arnaldo "Ogre-" Silveira wrote:

The Call is even worse than Delilah. Say it's Not True is beautiful.

Cheers,

Ogre-



Deliah is a real Queen song - quirky, silly, fun. One of their best songs. Finally Freddie finding his 70's era again.